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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.Spatial extension of H2A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Spatial DBMSVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.75
Rank#118  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.03
Rank#374  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.h2gis.orgmilvus.io
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homemilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextCNRS
Initial release200020132019
Current release10.4, October 20232.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesVector, Numeric and String
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infobased on H2no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.yes infobased on H2Role based access control and fine grained access rights
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMH2GISMilvus
Specific characteristicsOntotext GraphDB is a semantic database engine that allows organizations to build...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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RAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Key customers​ GraphDB provides a platform for building next-generation AI and Knowledge Graph...
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Milvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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As of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB Free is a non-commercial version and is free to use. GraphDB Enterprise edition...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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